MEFVAN SPAS Tablet
The fast and safe antispasmodic

Composition:

Each MEFVAN SPAS tablet contains mefenamic acid IP 250mg and dicyclomine HCl IP 10mg.

Description:

MEFVAN SPAS is an effective anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antispasmodic combination of mefenamic acid and dicyclomine. This combination effectively treats the irritable bowel syndrome, stomach and intestinal cramping, and menstrual cramps by relaxing the smooth muscles and reducing the prostaglandin levels. Prostaglandins are one of the key mediators of inflammation, which are associated with pain during inflammation. MEFVAN SPAS is helpful in bringing their levels down and alleviating the pain.

Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and is an anthranilic acid derivative. It works by inhibiting the activity of cyclooxygenase enzyme (both COX-1 and COX-2), which synthesizes prostaglandins from arachidonic acid. This drug effectively suppresses the symptoms of different types of arthritis like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Dicyclomine belongs to the class of anticholinergics and it works by reducing the effects of acetylcholine and also directly relaxing the smooth muscles. It also exhibits the antisecretory activity and suppresses the gastric acid secretion, tracheal secretion and bronchial secretions.

Indications:

  • GI spasms associated with irritable bowel syndrome
  • Spasmodic dysmenorrhea
  • Renal Colic
  • Biliary Colic
  • GI Colic
  • Muscle pain
  • Postoperative pain

Dosage and Administration:

As directed by the physician

Contraindication:

MEFVAN SPAS is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards mefenamic acid and dicyclomine HCl. It is also contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcers, epilepsy, severe heart failure, inflammatory bowel disease and obstructive uropathy.

Adverse effects:

Adverse effects of this medicine include mouth ulcers, weakness, stomach ulcers, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, perforation and GI bleeding, GI hemorrhage and stools.

Precaution:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to mefenamic acid and dicyclomine HCl administration in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.

Precaution:

MEFVAN SPAS tablets are available in 4X5X10’s blister packing.

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Keep the medicines out of the children’s reach. This product is to be stored as recommended. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Do not use this information in place of a visit, consultation or advice of your healthcare providers.

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